Live on WYSO

With lots of live gigs under their collective belt, the French are preparing to record an album.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about forming the band, their upcoming recording, and more.

The French will perform at Malawi Music Festival on April 16th at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton.

Joanna Chattman

Rani Arbo and Dasiy Mayhem stopped by the WYSO studios on their way to Springfield for a performance at Clark State.  The band performed live on Excursions and chatted with WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota about their storied career in American roots music. 

Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem will perform at Clark State Performing Arts Center's Kuss Auditorium on Friday, March 18th.

Kelly Thornton

Brian Keith Wallen fell in love with music at a young age and is now a working musician.  He returned to the WYSO studios, this time for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked to host Juliet Fromholt about his musicial journey, his new album The Stompboard Sessions and more.

Brian Keith Wallen will perform at Spinoza's in Beavercreek on Sunday, March 20th with Noah Wotherspoon.

Performing with numerous Miami Valley bands over the years, Rich Reuter recently released a solo album, The Captain.  Reuter and members of the Great Northern String Band visited the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope and conversation with host Juliet Fromholt.

Rich Reuter's album The Captain is available now. https://about.me/richreuter

The members of Queen City Silver Stars were longtime friends who eventually found themselves forming a band that combines festive Caribbean and reggae sounds.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked to host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording their debut album, Green Flash, upcoming gigs and more.

Weekend of Jazz is a celebration of jazz music in regional high schools hosted by Beavercreek High School, which boasts a robust jazz program. Beavercreek High School Jazz One and director Michael Bisig visited the WYSO studios for a full band preview of the upcoming event live on Excursions.

Weekend of Jazz is March 3rd - 5th at Beavercreek High School.  More info is at: weekendofjazz.org

After releasing Heisman Trophy Winner in late 2015, the 1984 has been recharging and developing new material for several upcoming recording projects.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked about their plans for the future.

Jerome Casinger, Michael Giefer and Jon Rahilly met through Craigslist and quickly began performing under the name Winchester Gray.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked about finding their sound, upcoming recordings and more.

Winchester Gray will perform at Peach's Grill in Yellow Springs on Saturday, February 27th.

After the recent release of Homemade Version, Columbus' Angela Perley and the Howlin' Moons are visiting Dayton for a gig at the Trolley Stop.  They stopped by the WYSO studios for a live set on Excursions on the way to the show and chatted with Music Director Niki Dakota about the album and more.

Angela Perley and the Howlin' Moons will perform at the Trolley Stop in downtown Dayton on Friday, February 19th.

Dayton-based band Manray is back after the last release of the full length album last fall with a new offering, the Feelin' Alright EP, released on Gas Daddy Go.  The band visited the WYSO studios ahead of the release party for a live set on Excursions and chatted with Niki Dakota about writing and recording the EP.

Manray will celebrate the release of Feelin' Alright on February 19th at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton.

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